IJCRR - Vol 05 Issue 07, April, 2013
DONOR CARE AND RECOGNITION IS A STEP TO DEVELOP BLOOD DONATION HABIT AND RETURN BEHAVIOUR
Author: Umakanth Siromani, Thasian T., Rita Isaac, Dolly Daniel, Selvaraj K.G., Mammen J.J., Nair S.C.
There are many determinants deciding the functioning of blood banks efficiently and effectively in order to meet its needs. Donor care and recognition is an important measure for genuine flow of the voluntary blood donors to blood banks to keep their shelves with full of stock all over the year. The determinants like process of donating blood, competent of Staff, time taken for blood donation, tidiness and cleanliness of facilities, post donation care, positive recognition and a word of appreciation would influence blood donors to return. The working hours of blood donation facility should have maximum hours in order to accept blood donors on their convenient time. Time option would be helpful to utilize facility at donors own time. Competent of a staff in venipuncture would be an added advantage. Time taken for blood donation is an important determinant to decide the repetition of blood donation. A pleasant and positive experience promotes safe blood donation and donor return behaviour.
Keywords: Donor care and recognition, Competent of Staff, Word of appreciation, blood donor return behaviour
Umakanth Siromani, Thasian T., Rita Isaac, Dolly Daniel, Selvaraj K.G., Mammen J.J., Nair S.C.. DONOR CARE AND RECOGNITION IS A STEP TO DEVELOP BLOOD DONATION HABIT AND RETURN BEHAVIOUR International Journal of Current Research and Review. Vol 05 Issue 07, April, 112-115
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